The birth of digital marked a revolution that threatened to leave analogue in the grainy dust. Despite lightning advances in technology, there has been a quiet resistance among certain photographers. In the age of instant gratification, waiting for results longer than a nano-second can seem impractical. The mistakes in the work very often function in a positive sense; they surprise you. Three years ago the unexpected palette, the grain and dynamic range on offer and delicate nuance seduced young French photographer Raphael Chosal. He had always been interested in the ideology of femininity and documenting his travels and lifestyle, Raphael began his photographic career by capturing instant which could help him to express his vision of the beauty where words can be missed. ‘’Beauty is in the eye of the beholder’’

The dreamy aesthetic illustrated in Raphael’s intimate portraits and lifestyle photography comes from the sincerity of his models and the beauty of the places he finds inspiration. Raphael girls are published as they really look; the colour of the sunset is always as intense as the water can be dark… Technical imperfections, like the grain in the film, slight over or under exposure and soft features add an extra layer of realness…

 

 

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